GameMaker Studio 2 Nintendo Switch game exporting is coming in Summer 2018, this is a great and easy way for developers to make their titles available for the platform. It shows a continued building of support for the Nintendo Switch and the company's dedication to getting games on the device. This service is noted as the leading 2D game development engine and they've now signed a deal with Nintendo to make this happen. With this partnership the GameMaker Studio 2 Nintendo Switch edition will arrive this summer making it easy to send games to the console. This follows the single code native port already present for Android, iOS, HTML5, PS4, Xbox One, Windows Desktop, OS X, Ubuntu and Windows UWP.
A couple quotes about this fresh deal follows; “We’re thrilled to be entering into a relationship with Nintendo, with the opportunities this will bring to our game development community, and most importantly, the players themselves,” said James Cox, General Manager, YoYo Games. “Nintendo has been hugely supportive of bringing independent releases to the Nintendo Switch console, and this partnership will mean even more wonderful games are released on the platform. We’re working hard to ensure the Nintendo Switch version of GameMaker Studio 2 retains the already excellent functionality of the engine, and we are committed to supporting developers and studios who are keen to make the jump to Nintendo’s record-breaking console.”
Toby Fox, creator of Undertale said, “I’m excited to use GameMaker Studio 2 to put Undertale on Nintendo Switch. I’m a big fan of Nintendo. I hope Mario plays my game.”
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